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Old 16-07-2013, 01:24
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Story on BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23313665

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Old 16-07-2013, 01:28
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That's sad. Hope she gets well.
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Old 16-07-2013, 02:23
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Very sad news. She is a very good actress. Best wishes Lynda.
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Old 16-07-2013, 03:00
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Hope she get's well soon and beats the disease, a good actress and she seems like a nice lady. All the best Lynda.
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Old 16-07-2013, 08:47
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Lovely woman. I hope she gets well soon xxx
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Old 16-07-2013, 10:40
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sad to hear this
wishing linda all the bestxx
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Old 16-07-2013, 10:41
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Wish ypu well linda.
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Old 16-07-2013, 11:39
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Sad news. Is it me or is there an unusual number of people falling ill or dying before their time lately?
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Old 16-07-2013, 13:39
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Get well soon Linda

Loved her in All Creatures Great and Small.
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Old 16-07-2013, 13:49
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Sad news. Is it me or is there an unusual number of people falling ill or dying before their time lately?
Does seem to be a bit of a dicey age category when folk hit their 50s and 60s.

Hopefully Lynda has caught this early and can now get on with her treatment swiftly.
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Old 16-07-2013, 13:58
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Oh no. I like Lynda and wish her well. Hope it's a highly treatable one and that she makes a full recovery.
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Old 16-07-2013, 13:58
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Does seem to be a bit of a dicey age category when folk hit their 50s and 60s.

Hopefully Lynda has caught this early and can now get on with her treatment swiftly.
I'm worrying about my mum more the closer she gets to her 60s, for sure.

I hope Lynda will come through this. Terrible situation for anyone to have to go through.
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Old 16-07-2013, 14:46
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Blimey! Another one who has cancer. Quite a few celebrities seem to be catching this disease, or whatever.
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Old 16-07-2013, 18:15
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Blimey! Another one who has cancer. Quite a few celebrities seem to be catching this disease, or whatever.
How very tactful, you sound.

Lost my Dad to cancer at the age of 46 when I was 17, or whatever.


Get well soon, Lynda.
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Old 16-07-2013, 18:17
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Cancer can strike anyone at any age.

All the best Lynda.
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Old 16-07-2013, 18:26
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Blimey! Another one who has cancer. Quite a few celebrities seem to be catching this disease, or whatever.
You don't "catch" cancer you develop it. I don't know if you realise how insensitive you sound in this comment?
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Old 16-07-2013, 18:30
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I don't know if you realise how insensitive you sound in this comment?
Have to admit, I did a double-take at that comment too. While I made an observation of my own about an unusual number of people falling ill at the moment, I hope it comes across with much more decency than zx50's comment, which sounds really awful even if that wasn't the intention.
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Old 16-07-2013, 21:53
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Does seem to be a bit of a dicey age category when folk hit their 50s and 60s.
Scaremongering a bit? Anyone can get it at any age.
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Old 16-07-2013, 21:54
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She is a very, talented actress...hope she gets through this...
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Old 16-07-2013, 22:39
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Sad news. Is it me or is there an unusual number of people falling ill or dying before their time lately?
I was thinking the same! There seems to be far more cancer around thesedays, with many dying quickly and at a young age. Why? What are we eating? Or breathing?
What is the cancer research doing? Should we be questioning instead of pouring money into cancer research
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Old 16-07-2013, 22:58
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I like her. She was very honest in her autobiography and she has lead a very colourful life. She was a heavy smoker and drinker which is often a fatal combination.
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Old 16-07-2013, 23:01
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I was thinking the same! There seems to be far more cancer around thesedays, with many dying quickly and at a young age. Why? What are we eating? Or breathing?
What is the cancer research doing? Should we be questioning instead of pouring money into cancer research

Smoking I know is bad for you, but I think people have to stop blaming it for all ills as they have done for years , smoking has been on the decline for years but cancer is on the up, for that I think we can thank the likes of diesel fumes and also it would appear many household chemicals which are used in abundance these days .
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Old 17-07-2013, 01:02
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Sorry to hear this. All the best Lynda.
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Old 17-07-2013, 09:17
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Smoking I know is bad for you, but I think people have to stop blaming it for all ills as they have done for years , smoking has been on the decline for years but cancer is on the up, for that I think we can thank the likes of diesel fumes and also it would appear many household chemicals which are used in abundance these days .
She has admitted to smoking 60 a day. Her sister died of lung cancer too. From what I understand if you smoke and drink heavily it makes it even worse.
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Old 17-07-2013, 09:24
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How very tactful, you sound.

Lost my Dad to cancer at the age of 46 when I was 17, or whatever.


Get well soon, Lynda.
I lost a family member to cancer over a decade ago.
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